UNIX Shell Programming Etisalat Academy
  • Locations: Dubai
  • Duration: 5 Days

Course details

In an environment that has a large number of desktops/servers to maintain, or in a heterogeneous environment, system administration certainly becomes a complex task. System Administrators will need to develop and customize their own automation tools in order to address the leverage of time and resource requirement of this task. This course covers everything needed for the ultimate system administration automation right from creation of customized commands to the development of complex self-maintaining autonomous systems.

Expected Accomplishments

  • Understand and create relatively complex shell scripts
  • Automating day-to-day trivial tasks
  • Increasing the reliability, security and performance of the system
  • Rapidly deploy simple interactive applications, related to system-wide activities
  • Rapidly prototype the development of complex programs

Course Outline

  • Unders tand, compare and use Unix Shells
  • Script files properties, its management and best practices
  • Variables, special symbols and basic commands
  • Communicating with the script: command-line parameters, user input, variable exporting
  • Conditions, loops and arithmetic operations.
  • Arrays
  • Pipes and redirection
  • Event handles and functions
  • User interface: menus and dialogs
  • Data manipulation using SED
  • Awk: the language within

Who Can Benefit

  • System administrators
  • application developers
  • UNIX/Linux administrators
  • Related Training
  • Unix System Administration I
  • Unix System Administration II


  • Consultant led classes including theory and lab practicals.


  • UNIX Fundamentals

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